Pathways to Economic Stability
A Lifeline for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence


Meet our panelists and moderators:

Senior Director, Economic Empowerment Program
Sanctuary for Families

Sarah E. Hayes joined Sanctuary for Families and the Economic Empowerment Program in 2012. As Senior Director, Sarah supports clients by working to strengthen their economic and personal self-sufficiency through management of comprehensive workforce development programming. Driven by a passion for supporting clients in helping themselves, she works exclusively on workforce development with survivors of domestic violence and gender-based violence. Before joining Sanctuary, Sarah worked as a counselor at Barrier Free Living’s domestic violence Tier I shelter, where she provided crisis intervention, case management, and other supportive services for her clients. Sarah is a NY State licensed social worker and holds a Masters in Social Work (MSW) from the Silberman School of Social Work (CUNY).